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European Union plans to offer free Wi-Fi to all

Free Wi-Fi for all: That was one of the proposals to come out of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's annual State of the European Union address on Wednesday.

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Sigfox and LoRa are the WiMax of IoT

Internet of Things/Enterprise of Things devices will need connectivity to be most useful, but their particular needs are not easily met by current broadband networks. Despite proposals to do so, deploying proprietary networks is not...

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Best Deals of the Week, September 5th - September 9th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of September 5th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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20% off Kuna Smart Home Security Outdoor Light & Camera - Deal Alert

Night or day, Kuna’s smart outdoor security camera system detects movement at your door and sends actionable alerts to your mobile device, allowing you to safely take action using Kuna’s lights, HD live video feed, two-way intercom,...

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New Wi-Fi features in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft quietly added several new Wi-Fi and networking features worth knowing about in its recent Windows 10 update.

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Here come 'Awareness of Things' gadgets

A new class of mobile device is tiny, cheap and gives you total information awareness about your stuff.

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9 things to check after installing wireless access points

Whether you’re upgrading equipment or building out a whole new Wi-Fi network, use this handy checklist to make sure everything’s shipshape before you let users connect.

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36% off NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender - Deal Alert

The NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender boosts your existing home network by increasing Wi-Fi range and speed, delivering AC750 dual band Wi-Fi up to 750Mbps. Currently discounted 36% on Amazon.

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Inside Amazon's, Facebook's and Google's self-serving 'philanthropy'

Tech giants don't want to live in a world where someone else makes the world a better place better than they do.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 22-26 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 22nd. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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55% off Akface Smart Wifi Power Plug - Deal Alert

Remotely turn appliances and electronics on or off from anywhere. Perfect for Household Appliances Lamps, Lighting & Electrical Equipment. Currently discounted 55%.

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MIT researchers discover method to triple wireless speeds

MIT researchers have found a way to transfer wireless data using a smartphone at a speed about three times faster and traveling twice as far as existing technology.

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25% off NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender, Essentials Edition - Deal Alert

Is there a void between your WiFi router and your devices? Add a WiFi Extender and strengthen your connection.

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Review: 6 slick open source routers

DD-WRT, Tomato, OpenWrt, OPNsense, pfSense, and VyOS suit a wide range of devices and networking needs.

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A Google Fiber move to wireless could keep it competitive

Google Fiber is reportedly hoping to rely on wireless technology instead of fiber-optic cables in about 12 major cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and Dallas, where it has planned faster internet service.

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New compromises won't end the fight between LTE-U and Wi-Fi

The Wi-Fi Alliance says it’s taken more steps toward compromise since backers of LTE-Unlicensed slammed a coexistence workshop that took place last week. But those moves haven’t brought about wireless peace just yet.

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Verizon, AT&T find new markets as traditional revenues flatten

With their purchases of DirecTV, AOL and Yahoo, the nation's two biggest wireless carriers are moving beyond their traditional business to search for other revenues.

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61% off LEMONBEST HD 720p Handheld Wifi Inspection Scope - Deal Alert

This handheld High Definition WiFi Inspection Camera makes use of optoelectronic technology to investigate hard-to-reach area with high quality images. Broadcasts video via WiFi to your laptop, phone or tablet.

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